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  • 'Listening to Prozac' author feels 'vindicated' by new antidepressant study

     
    Peter D. Kramer, the psychiatrist and author of the path-breaking 1993 book "Listening to Prozac," said in an interview today that he felt "vindicated" by a newly published study ("Personality Change During Depression Treatment," by Tony Z. Tang et al)......
  • The Morning Fix: Drug company really wants to produce! Warner Bros. wants you to wait. Justice to review Comcast-NBC. Avatar heading to FX

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding if it'll be Alabama or Texas. (Hint: Texas) Warner Bros. wants you to wait. Hoping to boost DVD sales, Warner Bros. struck a deal with Netflix in which the online-DVD-rental powerhouse will agree to wait......
  • A documentary on obesity, brought to you by Big Pharma

     
    We love a good documentary as much as the next person and were intrigued when we got a news release touting a soon-to-be-made film exploring obesity helmed by none other than respected director-writer-producer Barry Levinson, who won an Oscar for......
  • Going through two tubes a week of Poligrip? You might want to reconsider.

     
    Denture wearers tend to want their dentures to stay in place. As this is not a fleeting or a temporary need, they must use adhesives for the long term. Some of them likely and perhaps understandably use too much. Don't,......
  • For benign prostate enlargement, a combination of drugs may be better

     
    A combination of drugs is better than either one alone for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, an enlargement of the prostate gland that impedes normal urinary functions, researchers reported in the journal European Urology. The study is the...
  • The FDA warns against using Rotarix rotavirus vaccine--at least temporarily

     
    The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned doctors and parents against using the Rotarix rotavirus vaccine until further testing can confirm that it is safe. The warning follows the discovery by an academic research group--subsequently confirmed by...
  • Ready to Quit Smoking?

    Ready to Quit Smoking?
    It's one instance where quitting isn't the easy way out. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Zyban: In Monday's Health section, an article on quitting smoking said that the smoking-cessation medication Zyban might act by blocking the brain chemicals...
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    Ingrid Betancourt Welcomed in France Freed hostage Ingrid Betancourt will be greeted in France today with a welcome ceremony at an air base and an invitation to the presidential palace. Betancourt’s plane from Colombia is expected to land in the...
  • FDA Probes Liver Damage With Weight Loss Pill Alli

    FDA Probes Liver Damage With Weight Loss Pill Alli
    WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of liver damage in patients taking alli, the only nonprescription weight loss drug approved by the agency. Regulators said Monday they have received more than 30 reports of liver...
  • Protein Sciences Corp. In Meriden Gets Federal OK To Begin Clinical Trials Of Swine Flu Vaccine

    Protein Sciences Corp. In Meriden Gets Federal OK To Begin Clinical Trials Of Swine Flu Vaccine
    Protein Sciences Corp. said Thursday that it has received federal approval to conduct clinical trials of its H1N1 swine flu vaccine, an essential step in the drug approval process. Chief Executive Dan Adams said the company has been cleared by the Food...
  • News Corp. Forms Diversity Council After Cartoon

    News Corp. Forms Diversity Council After Cartoon
    News Corp. has agreed to form an external diversity council after meeting with civil rights groups about a New York Post cartoon that critics said likened President Barack Obama to a dead chimpanzee. The company will form a "diversity community council"...